Pressure Cooker Mussels

Can you cook mussels in your electric pressure cooker?

 

 

Pressure Cooker Mussels
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Pressure Cooker Mussels
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Instructions
  1. Rinse and debeard the mussels. Discard any mussels with broken shells or that remain open after being "tapped".
  2. Heat olive oil in a pressure cooker. Add garlic. Sauté for 2-3 minutes--- just enough to soften the garlic.
  3. Add pesto and capers. Sauté for another 1-2 minutes.
  4. Add tomatoes, broth, fresh herbs, salt and pepper.
  5. Add the mussels, cover and lock pressure cooker lid. Use Seafood setting on electric cooker or cook at full pressure for 2 minutes. Release pressure and open according to the manufacturer's directions for the pressure cooker you are using.
  6. Discard any mussels that have not opened.
  7. Serve soup style.
Recipe Notes

This recipe is a great starting point to add your own flavors. Shrimp or fish would be an excellent addition.

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